Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

State

Nevada's new CIO targets tech-funding model, remote work

by Colin Wood • 4 hours ago

Alan Cunningham, who started as Nevada's new chief information officer Aug. 31, said attaining a more nimble funding model for technology projects is one of his top priorities.

City

Election Security — A StateScoop Special Report

by Colin Wood • 2 days ago

With just weeks before November 3, election security and election technology officials across the country are readying themselves in an unprecedented time.

County & Local

Is our elections infrastructure ready for the November election?

by Colin Wood • 2 days ago

Ben Spear with the EI-ISAC and Spencer Wood, CIO of the Ohio secretary of state's office, say the nation's elections infrastructure is ready for November.

State

Utah's troubled COVID-19 tech contracts could spur procurement reform

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

A report from the state's legislative auditor this week showed that departments did not communicate effectively as they rushed into no-bid technology contracts necessitated by the pandemic.

State

California wants innovative ways to double COVID-19 testing, transport

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

The state put out a call this week to organizations and community groups with ideas on how to boost the state's collection and transport of biological samples — quickly.

State

NASTD names new member leadership

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

An announcement usually made at the group's annual fall conference was replaced this year by a quiet updating of its website.

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